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A short roadside crag that surprisingly was just recently developed. Three short, steep, crimpy routes grace this wall. If you are looking for a Pile w/o the stream as we were this last week, this is the place. A little bit of looseness still, but... well you know... it will clean up in time.

Getting There 

Above Storm Mountain Picnic Area, but before the S-curve, you will pass Stratagem, which is at the east end of a black-fenced private piece of land. Less than a minute beyond this is a red dilapidated building on the right, just past this on the left is a large solitary pine tree, right off the road. The cliff behind this tree has three routes.

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Weather station 0.4 miles from here

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In Choss We Trust 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Half Moon Rock
This is the left line on Half Moon Rock. Angling rock that leans the wrong way forces you into good footwork. After you gain some height, utilizing the arete will ease the pump. However, this is where some of the looseness exists. After reaching the top traverse over to the chains. Again, looseness is prevalent on the top of this route. Beware!!! Stay off the arete to make it a harder route. Watch the swing off, if you happen to fall as the seconding climber....[more]   Browse More Classics in Utah

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